Spring Renewal: Eating Local Is Easy

Spring Renewal: Eating Local Is Easy

With spring in bloom, now is the perfect time to freshen up what’s on your plate. Incorporating local foods into your diet can have dramatic health and ecological benefits. We pride ourselves on being stewards for the environment and constantly work to Better the Bay. Creating sustainable, nutritious food is obviously a huge part of what we do, and we know that our farm works within a larger cycle. When you choose to combine our fresh, farmed oysters with local produce and meats, you’re choosing to develop a diet that’s sustainable and responsible. Locally sourced foods reduce greenhouse gas emissions,...

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FAQ: Wandering Waders Premium Shucked Oysters

FAQ: Wandering Waders Premium Shucked Oysters

White Stone’s Wandering Waders Premium Shucked Oysters are a great addition to your grocery list. Their versatility and convenience allow you to make dozens of meals, all without the hassle of shucking oysters. We’ve included some commonly asked questions below so you can plan when to order and be confident in storing and eating your Wandering Waders Premium Shucked Oysters. Shop Jarred Oysters How many oysters come in a jar? All jars contain between 50 and 60 fresh shucked oysters. The oysters are typically 1.5” or longer, ensuring you get meaty, plump oysters in every jar. How long will they...

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Life on the Half Shell: How to Recycle Your Oyster Shells

Life on the Half Shell: How to Recycle Your Oyster Shells

Oysters are truly a miracle food. Not only are they delicious, they’re also high in zinc and protein. They have numerous ecological benefits, and they continue giving after they’ve been shucked and slurped. Saving and recycling your oyster shells is a great way to maximize their value and benefit the soil and critters in your region.  Save the Soil Adding oyster shells to your mulch in late Spring and early Summer can give you garden a big boost. Oyster shells have high amounts of calcium which can balance soil pH levels. They also help strengthen plant cell walls, improve nitrate...

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Table Tip: Creating an Oyster Snack Spread for the Holidays

Table Tip: Creating an Oyster Snack Spread for the Holidays

While the holidays are certainly going to feel different this year, there’s no reason to deny yourself the comforts of home. There are few things more enjoyable in this world than spending a special morning watching movies, opening presents and snacking with family. The holiday charcuterie board has become a staple on many tables, but this guide shows you how to add fresh oysters to the mix.  The inspiration for this seafood charcuterie board comes from Chef Christ Cosentino of Jackrabbit. A combination of charcuterie board and seafood tower, part warm bread, sausages, chilis and of course fresh oysters.  Here...

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2020 Gift Guide: WhiteStone Oysters

2020 Gift Guide: WhiteStone Oysters

Not sure what to get the oyster nut, farm-to-table loving person in your family? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Check out our 2020 holiday gift guide below! WhiteStone Hoodies & Crews They’re literally fresh off the press. These super comfy designs are printed on a super-soft poly cotton blend that holds it shape and color. We’ve revitalized our ‘shuck ‘em all’ graphic with the hunter orange treatment to keep you visible on the bay or in the field and added our collegiate “WhiteStone” design, perfect for the gym, lounging at the house or hanging at the cookout. Shop both...

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Slurp in Style: How to Taste an Oyster

Slurp in Style: How to Taste an Oyster

While there’s no wrong way to eat an oyster, there are some things you can do to make sure you’re experiencing them to the fullest. Oysters often reflect the flavors of where they're grown. Their terroir can vary by season, region and salinity of the water they’re in. Use these tips to help get the full oyster experience the next time you order.  Don’t pour out the oyster liqueur or rinse the oyster with water. The liqueur is an essential part of the oyster’s merroir. Use it to help build the oyster’s full flavor profile. Carefully pick out shell fragments...

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Sweet Summer: How To Barbecue Oysters

Sweet Summer: How To Barbecue Oysters

With the last few weeks of summer slipping away, we recommend you take some time to enjoy a relaxing afternoon barbecuing oysters. This delicious step-by-step guide will show you everything you need to know to prepare barbecued oysters at home.  Here’s a list of supplies: Barbecue or fire pit with grate Oyster knife, gloves and tongs Butter Hot sauce Lemon WhiteStone oysters. Here’s what to do: To prep, heat your grill and melt your butter. Place the oysters on the barbecue with the cupped side down. The oysters will open on their own. If needed, use your oyster knife to...

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